Tuberculosis -- Patients
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Copy of a letter sent from Dave Kirstein to Dr. H. Schwatt. Kirstein is letting Schwatt know that he arrived home safely. He tells Schwatt that he is feeling very good at the present time. He also informs Schwatt that the weather is very hot in Alabama, but the nights are a little cooler. He also tells him that he found his family all doing well. He hopes Schwatt is feeling good and hopes to hear from him soon. The letter is signed, "Yours truly, (Dave Kirstein)" at the bottom.
Dates: 1910 September 1
Overview Application form of Dave Kirstein for admission as a patient to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. He was age 26 at the time of the application. He was born in Romania and immigrated to the United States in 1906. He lived in Selma, Alabama when he contracted tuberculosis. He had been sick for 5 months upon arrival to Denver, Colorado. He was married and had one child. He also worked as an clerk. The verso of the application states he was admitted on May 16, 1910 and left on August 27,...
Dates: 1910 April 20
Overview Handwritten letter from Rev. Dr. A. London to C.D. Spivak. London explains to Spivak that he is currently in Selma, Alabama continuing work for JCRS, after leaving Chattanooga, Tennessee. London recommends that patient Dave Kirstein gets help from JCRS in Denver, Colorado and asks Spivak that he do the best he can for him.
Dates: 1910 April 17
Overview Handwritten letter from Rev. Dr. A. London to C.D. Spivak. London tells Spivak that he has taken a great deal of interest in Dave Kirstein’s case. He wrote to follow up with Spivak about Kirstein’s circumstances at JCRS since leaving for Denver. London hopes that Spivak’s time writing a letter back to him will not be in vain and reminds Spivak that he will continue to try his best for the JCRS institution.
Dates: 1910 April 28
Overview Handwritten letter from A. London to C.D. Spivak. London asks Spivak to inform him when Dave Kirstein will be ready to come home because he has several preparations to make regarding his arrival. He thanks Spivak in advance and signs the letter, “Rev. Dr. A. London” at the bottom.
Dates: 1910 August 16
Overview Handwritten letter from Clara Kirstein to C.D. Spivak. She tells Spivak that she received his letter from May 14th and it gave her great pleasure to know her husband, Dave Kirstein was invited to JCRS. She hopes that he is doing fine and that JCRS is trying their best for him. She trusts that she will hear from Spivak soon and signs the letter “Mrs. C.A. Kirstein” at the bottom.
Dates: 1910 May 17
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to N.P. Levin, informing him that Jacob Ginsburg, A. Goldstein, Ike Clein, and Dave Kirstein were all invited for admission to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. He signs the letter "Secretary" at the bottom.
Dates: 1910 May 16
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to Dr. A. London informing him that Dave Kirstein was invited for admission to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. Spivak trusts that Kirstein's stay at JCRS will be beneficial for his health. He signs the letter "Secretary" at the bottom.
Dates: 1910 May 14
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to A. London. He tells London that he received his letter from August 16th. He also informs London that Dave Kirstein is doing very well, but the Admission and Dismission Committee have not decided a time to discharge Kirstein. Spivak tells London that he cannot tell him how soon Kirstein will leave the sanatorium, but he will update him once he receives more information.
Dates: 1910 August 23
Overview Typed letter from C.D. Spivak to Clara A. Kirstein informing her that her husband, Dave Kirstein was invited for admission to the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society. Spivak trusts that Kirstein's stay at JCRS will be beneficial for his health. He signs the letter "Secretary" at the bottom.
Dates: 1910 May 14